Shirley A. Vore, 59, of London, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Jan. 1, 2014.
She was born on Aug. 25, 1954, in Muncie, Ind., to the Rev. Earl and Iva Mae (Ringley) Vore, who preceded her in death.
She is survived by four sisters, Marge (Tom) Tangeman of St. Marys; Bev (Jack) Tidrow of Richmond, Ind.; Ginny (Tom) Briley of Wapakoneta and Becky (Keith) Holton of Catawba; a brother, Phil (Martha) Vore of McAllen, Texas; nieces and nephews Brenda (David) Albert; Jason (Missy) Tangeman; Philip Vore; Derek (Jessica) Lewis; Toby (Angela) Briley; Robert Vore; Cheryl (Eric) Rieger; Sara (Jerry) Shaffer; Aimee Massie; Anna Holton and Allison Holton; numerous great-nieces and nephews and her very special friend, Peggy (Ben) Wildman of London.
She was a 1972 graduate of Northeastern High School in Springfield. Shirley previously worked for more than 30 years at National City Bank and most recently at the Madison County Court House in London.
Shirley was an accomplished singer, singing at numerous weddings as well as with her sisters at church while their mother accompanied on the piano.
She loved life and lived it to the fullest and never met a stranger. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family and vacationing on the beach.
She was a member of the United Church of South Vienna, South Vienna.
She was a loving and caring daughter, sister, aunt and friend. She was dearly loved and will be sorely missed.
Burial rites will begin at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, processing from Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home to Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys, the Rev. Scott Griswald officiating.
Visitation for family and friends will be held one hour prior to the procession to the cemetery at Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High St. Marys.